A pair of female Giant Robber Flies (Promachus hinei). One has captured an American Bumblebee, demonstrating unequivocally that Robber Flies are one of the most capable predators in the insect world.

Observation Details

County Dallas
City Dallas
Date Jun 15, 2012
Time of Day Morning
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Recreation-Park
Type of Behavior Hunting
Gender Female
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Robber Fly Observation Location